Mother Alberta Carter Robertson

05/03/1933 - 10/31/2022

Obituary For Mother Alberta Carter Robertson

Mother Alberta Robertson, 89, formally of Danville, VA, passed Monday, October 31, 2022. Public viewing will be held from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at St. Matthew Apostolic Temple, 3640 New Walkertown Road, Winston Salem, NC 27105. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until 12 noon Thursday, November 3, 2022 at the Church. The celebration of life will begin at 12:00 noon with burial following in Highland Burial Park, Danville, VA.

Mother Alberta Carter Robertson was born to the late Samuel Carter and Willie Green Tarpley Carter on May 3, 1933 in Dry Fork, Virginia. After the passing of her birth mother, she was raised by her father and step-mother, Fannie Bell White Carter. In the early hours of the morning on Monday, October 31, 2022 she peacefully slept into the arms of Jesus.

After graduating from the Pittsylvania County School System, she was united in marriage with the love of her life, the late Rayfield Robertson, and were united for over 30 years. She was employed by Dan River Mills, where she retired.

Mother Robertson dedicated her life to Christ at Mt. Zion Way of the Cross Church under the leadership of the late Bishop Robert B. Fuller, Sr. She was an active member of Bibleway Cathedral where she served, singing in numerous choirs until relocating to Winston Salem, NC, as her son was caring for her. The greatest joys of her life were spending time with and caring for people. She also enjoyed reading the bible, praying, singing, and cooking for her family.

She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Pastor Gregory Robertson, Sr. (Virginia) and Sheila Robertson; grandchildren, Pastor Christopher Robertson (Taneka), Gregory Robertson, II (Miranda), Alisha Horne (Tomorris), and Samuel Robertson (LaShawn); seven great-grandchildren and a host of great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Alston, Parthenia Coleman, Tommy Carter (Mary), Bill Carter (Brenda), and Bobby Carter (Shirley); and many more relatives that knew and loved her.

Guest Book

Sorry for our great loss, Gone but not forgotten.May God Strengthen Now.With Agape Love Moore family.

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To brother Samuel D. Robertson, I take this occasion to express to you and the family, our most sincere condolences on the passing of your dear grandmother. It is our hope and prayer, that the God of all comfort, will cover and strengthen you all during this time of separation. May the beautiful memories shared, keep warm smiles upon your faces. God Bless. From Elder Wendell Goudell Dean II and staff, at Emerald Memorial Mortuary, Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas.

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Thinking of you today and hoping you find peace in your memories of Aunt Alberta. Love, Family of Norvil and Cenora Echols (Pat, Gwen, Steve, Barry)

- Gwendolyn Jones


Our deepest and sincere condolences on your loss. You all are in our hearts, thoughts, and prayers. Mother Robertson was such a loving and beautiful woman of God. She will be missed! We love you all. - Pastor James & Lady La'Rhonda Hayes with Destiny Temple Family | W-S, NC

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Take your rest Aunt Alberta! My sincere condolences to Greg, Sheila, and the fam during this time and the days/months/ years to come. Love y'all! Rhonda Echols

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Our condolence goes out to Pastor Robertson and family she was a blessing to me and my wife we loved to hear tell some great history and told it like it was period rest in peace mother. Janice, Kenny Anderson

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Praying for the family and sending sincere and deep sympathy for your family. .Mrs. Alberta was a kind, caring lady. She was a blessing to so many of us growing up. Our loss is heaven's gain Shirley Crosby and the Wimbush Family Blairs and Danville, VA

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Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.

- Perry-Spencer Madison | NC